October 30th, 2016

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NCT LIFE: KOREAN COOKING KING EP 2



After introducing the 10 most popular dishes amongst foreigners in episode 1, chef Kwon Woojung goes in depth on bibimbap. In between playing around and embarrassing themselves, the NCT members also learn how to properly cook the dish.

source: nctlover, gif


this episode had me chuckling from start to finish they're so cute together. and i looove how much winwin started to open up without the language barrier. 97-line are the sweetest
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Culture sector falls victim to avarice of president’s confidante

For background info please see this post

By KIM HOO-RAN

President Park Geun-hye’s brief apology Tuesday afternoon that lasted all of 1 1/2 minutes was the final blow for those who had been holding out hope that what they had seen in the news was not true.

Watching Park on television admit to seeking Choi Soon-sil’s assistance made stomachs churn. She said that she consulted with Choi, who had helped her during difficult times, so as to be “thorough” and out of “pureness of heart.”

If this is how Park truly views the situation, then she can be accused of being a simpleton, unfit for the office of president and all its complex responsibilities. Park should have known that the minute she took the oath of presidency, she was no longer an ordinary person. The minute she swore that solemn oath, her every word, every action thereafter, became the president’s words and actions.

If she had previously relied on a close confidante, now, as the occupant of the Blue House, she ought to have consulted her numerous assistants and advisers, the top brains of the country, not “some Gangnam ajumma,” as a ruling Saenuri Party member referred to Choi.

It is truly frightening that this confidante, with no official position in the government and apparently without any qualifications that could have given her the sort of power she apparently wielded, was allowed to continue uninterrupted.

Choi’s involvement in the establishment of the Mir Foundation and K-Sports Foundation -- funded by large contributions from Federation of Korean Industries members -- is now being investigated, as are her close associates, including Cha Eun-taek, a well-known music video and commercial film producer, whose phenomenal rise to power in the cultural sector has been credited to his relationship with Choi.

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At least we have some answers....

Cha Eun-taek directed a bunch of T-ara MVs, some Hyori MVs and idk what else.


Source: Korea Herald

Hyunjoo leaves April, DSP continues to crash closer to the end




Source: Girl Group Zone Twitter

Not surprised since she basically hasn't been doing anything with the group in ages, I worry for the other girls and those in DSP since it seems like the end is near for the company

Henry and Jackson on JTBC's Take Care of My Fridge



GOT7's Jackson and Henry were guests on October 24's episode of JTBC's Please Take Care of My Refrigerator. Jackson was the first to show off his fridge, and revealed what Chinese and Korean food he likes. He also didn't forget to mention his love for green tea and benefits of drinking it. You can watch this episode here.

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Jackson becomes your personal gym trainer



Jackson was the last member to hold his solo broadcast on V for this promotion cycle. Jackson's broadcast titled Jackson's Muscles - Hard To Carry focuses on him exercising in the gym and sharing important workout tips with fans. Fans can enjoy Jackson showing off his muscles and language skills as he speaks English, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese during the broadcast. You can watch it subbed here.


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Still Slow-mona? Answer this poll! + Some stuff about Friending Memes


Hi Omonian babes! As most of you might be aware, we've been conducting a little experiment to try to make loading times a little faster on the main Omona home pages. We've asked submitters to limit their content outside of the cuts to just 1 video/image/gif and 1 extra gif, and to have everything else under lj-cuts instead of just lj-spoilers. Here's the post from last week in case you missed it (sorry lurkers, it's for members' eyes only.) And here's that performance poll we said we've have:

This poll is closed.

Have you noticed a difference in loading speeds of the Omona home page?

Yes, it loads much quicker now
49(22.8%)
No, it still loads slowly for me
43(20.0%)
Omona was never really slow for me
123(57.2%)


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As always, we are very thankful to all the people making posts, and for making our job easier by remembering to use the lj-cuts. Thank you for your time! Please leave your questions, comments, and puppy pics down below. :)
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Sexiest Man alive 2K16 & friend Are Unable To Proceed To Bowling Training Course



Kim Soo Hyun and Lee Hong Ki’s professional bowling challenge has come to a conclusion.

On October 30, the two participated in the second round of preliminaries, and played a total of 15 games. Unfortunately, their average game scores did not meet the requirements to pass on to the training course.

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The Return of Superman Ep 153



[Happiness to People Who Give Us Joy] Seoeon, Seojun and their friend Seunghun go to a movie theater for the first time in their lives. They enjoy watching a movie and empathize with the movie characters. Donggeun, Jiho and Gyojin play with Sian, Seola and Sua and they have a wild party together. Soeul and Daeul help their father prepare a party for the village elders.

That kiddie movie theater was really cool, with their own little seats and everything. I feel like so much of the 5 siblings now is having other people spend time with them instead of Donggook. He's busy with work, and he's not around.


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1 Billion views for Psy's "Gentleman" MV



The official music video of Psy’s 2013 single “Gentleman” on YouTube has been viewed more than 1 billion times.

According to Psy’s agency YG Entertainment, the number of hits crossed 1 billion on Saturday at midnight. “Gentleman” is the 38-year-old soloist’s second song that surpassed 1 billion hits, following “Gangnam Style,” the 2012 song that earned him worldwide fame. The news came about 11 months after the music video of “Gentleman” passed 900 million views in December 2015. The music video was picked as the most viewed in 2013. Meanwhile, Psy is gearing up for his year-end concert in Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Dec. 23 and 24.

KPopHearld
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598 chosen out of 10,000 for Lee Joon-gi fan event



Some 10,000 people applied for the Tuesday fan meet-and-greet event with Lee Joon-gi, according to his agency Namoo Actors, Sunday. A total of 598 fans were chosen out of the 10,000 applicants. The list is available on the official Facebook page for Namoo Actors.

Lee said he wasn’t prepared for so many applications. “I was surprised to see so many fans applying for this event,” Lee said via his Instagram account Sunday. “Thank you for your support and love. Let‘s talk more on Tuesday.”

The event, titled “My Love Lee Joon-gi,” will be a free and fans will be able to watch the final episode of “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” with Lee. A source at Namoo Actors said, “We hope it will be a meaningful and enjoyable experience for fans of ‘Scarlet Heart: Ryeo’ and Lee Joon-gi. We also encourage fans to take lots of photos and videos. There will be little events and segments prepared by Lee Joon-gi so we urge fans to take an interest.”

The event will take place on Nov. 1 at Lotte World Tour Super Plex G.

KPopHearald 1 & 2 Lee Joon Gi's IG
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5 beverages only available at Korean convenience stores

Convenience stores have a special appeal, especially in Korea. As you step inside one of those clean, bright stores that stay open 24/7, hottest K-pop and the cashier’s apathetic greeting welcome you.

Convenience stores may not offer the best deal, but they make sure that the shelves are up to date all the time. No matter which part of the country you visit, convenience stores will offer the newest food trend of Korea on sight.

It is a recent trend among large scale convenience store chains in Korea, such as GS25, CU, and 7-Eleven, to produce private label products. In this 5 Items Available Only at Korean Convenience Stores series, we will explore some of the trendiest items available only at Korean convenience stores.

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Have you ever come across these drinks at your local market, Omona? I've seen #5 before, but I haven't tried it because my lactose intolerant ass only takes black coffee.

KoreaDailyUS & heeheeh33 IG, m___j___j IG, dalki51 IG, hasegawamiyuki IG, and 89.gahi IG
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Taejoon & Bomi - WGM Episodes 3-5: Hiking and Ikea Dates!


💕 EP3 - EP4 - EP5 💕

Taejoon and Bomi get to know each other a little better by going on a hiking date. At the end of the date, they're given the address to their new *EMPTY* house. They then go on an IKEA date to find things to fill their home.

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Sources: imbc.com | kshowdaily | MBCentertainment

I'm so sorry that this is late. It's only now that I finally found time to catch up on the episodes. :(

There's so much flirting going on between them, I can't take it! They're so cute!
2NE1: dalong & pudong

2NE1 may be dead but the #1 2NE1 otp is more alive than ever!



CL recently kicked off her Hello Bitches 2016 tour in NYC (there's a megapost with fancams on ontd) and Dara travelled to NYC to support her after CL's "Come here quickly I miss you!" comment! Her and CL also filmed stuff that will hopefully see the light of day eventually
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source: twitter: CL (1, 2) - WeLoveChaerin - kristinekwak - WeLoveDara | instagram: Dara (1, 2, 3) | youtube: 소힐 EN ALEMANIA


these days have brought back memories of the me2day era (only 90s kids remember) <3 do you have friends who support you omona?